Marinades, Rubs & Sauces

Chimichurri Sauce

By using exceptional ingredients, such as Olive Us early harvest Ultra Premium extra virgin olive oil, you’ll create the exceptional, even in such a simple recipe as this Chimichurri sauce! This versatile sauce can enhance the flavour of almost anything! Use it with grilled vegetables, roasted or grilled meats, poultry, pasta, seafood, salads, potato salad,…

Blackberry-Ginger Balsamic Glazed Wings

Ingredients 4 pounds chicken “party” wings 2 tablespoons Olive Us Garlic Olive Oil (or Olive Us Persian Lime Olive oil, etc.) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup Olive Us Blackberry-Ginger Dark Balsamic Vinegar 1/4 cup soy sauce Directions Combine soy sauce, balsamic, pepper, olive oil and wings in a large, zip-top bag. Close bag and…

Chimichurri Sauce

Like a bright star in the night sky, tangy, vibrant chimichurri can illuminate dishes such as grilled or roasted meats, roasted vegetables, starchy dishes, and even seafood. There are no rules about when or where you can use this versatile condiment to bring a splash of flavour and pleasing contrast to your culinary creations. By…

Olive Us Smokey Maple Grilled Salmon

We’ve enjoyed this salmon marinade so much that Ray fired up our Mongolian grill* to prepare samplers of this delicious salmon for hundreds of guests at the ‘Taste of the Okanagan’ street festival in downtown Vernon!  For that event, we were fortunate to use beautiful salmon provided by Fisherman’s Catch in Vernon. Their fish is…

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup…

Fresh Fava Bean & Goat Cheese Pesto

This pesto sauce can be used over pasta, on bruschetta, or as a dip for veggies.  Try it as the sauce base for this thin crust pizza…https://oliveusoils.com/grilled-thin-crust-pizza-with-fresh-fava-bean-pesto-arugula-salad-with-gremolata-vinaigrette/ 3 pounds fresh Fava bean pods (Broad Beans) 2 large garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup Olive Us…

Confit of Tomatoes, Peppers, & Sweet Red Onions

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small whole sweet tomatoes such as cherry or grape 1 large red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper or several smaller sweet red peppers such as Marconi, sliced thin or halved if smaller 8 large garlic cloves 1 – 2″ sprig fresh rosemary, leaves only, stem discarded (optional) 1/2 cup…

Strawberry Lemongrass Mint Dressing

Strawberries or other fruit can add wonderful flavour, colour and texture as well as help thicken dressings.  Creating your own dressing is quick and adaptable to any dish or taste preference. Dijon mustard is commonly used as an emulsifier for dressings.  Great on a spinach salad, this delicious dressing can also be used as a…

Marinated Ginger Lime Chicken Thighs

Thanks to Chef Jason Folk for creating these delicious kabobs for a charity golf event hosted by Olive Us Oil & Vinegar Tasting Room and Gumtree Catering.  Shown here on the fabulous Mongolian Grill by Rupp Metal Works from Salmon Arm, B.C.! 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs;  cut into 1” cubes Marinade: 1” piece fresh…

Savory EVOO Roasted Tomatoes! More than a Recipe…it’s an Event!!

SAY WHAT?!?! CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY TO THE OKANAGAN?! …ok so maybe not Santa Clause, but these beauty roasted tomatoes, fresh from Davison Orchards, in Vernon, and en-robed in Olive Us EVOO (extra virgin olive oil), are a treat to last the winter!  So much fun to pick the tomatoes with family or friends! Jan loves…
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